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A "tag wiki" is an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people.

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For each Stack Exchange site, would it be good to have a pseudo-dictionary webpages for tag list? [closed]

For each Stack Exchange site, would it be good to have a pseudo-dictionary web page for tag list? Essentially, it is a dictionary web page(s) containing a list of pages used by a particular Stack ...
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What should we write for the tag wiki excerpt for the tag [convert-to-answer]?

Yesterday, I suggested edits for both the tag wiki and tag wiki excerpt for the tag convert-to-answer, and my tag wiki edit was approved, but my tag wiki excerpt was rejected. You can see here: https:/...
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The tag curation workflow is unnecessarily cumbersome

I found this discussion when I was trying to figure out why I couldn't improve a suggested tag wiki edit that had a typo in it: Allow 'improve' for Tag Wiki Edit Suggestions Tag wiki edit suggestions ...
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Tag Info vs. Tag Wiki: be clear they are NOT the same

Here the user has just edited a "Tag Info" item. They then read about a seemingly additional "Tag Wiki" that they might want to edit. As Tag Info and Tag Wiki are probably NOT in ...
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Move tag info from source tag to the destination in case when destination tag exists, but doesn't have info yet

In tag merging process (available for moderators) when the resulting tag name doesn't exist yet the process will behave like a tag renaming. I.e. all tag info (short and detailed) will be "moved&...
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What is the correct way to reply to community wiki FAQ questions with an accepted answer?

There is a FAQ community wiki question Why isn't providing feedback mandatory on downvotes, and why are requests suggesting such negatively received? with the accepted answer, in which I disagree ...
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Server error when trying to view revision histories of some old orphaned tag wikis (as a mod)

When looking at orphaned tag wikis via the moderator-only page (/admin/orphan-wikis), I found some that give 500 errors: https://english.stackexchange.com/posts/4382/revisions https://writing....
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How can I find the tag wiki for a tag that has been synonymized with another?

The system allows to synonymize tags where the resulting tag does not have a wiki, but the source one had. How in that case I can find the wiki of the source tag without breaking the synonymized pair? ...
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How can I get information of a tag with the Stack Exchange API?

The API documentation of usage of /tags/{tags}/info GET does not give us this information: How can I get this text description?
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Merging and synonymizing tags: how can we handle tag information?

This is the question about tools accessible to site moderators. We have several tags that we want to synonymize/merge in some cases. Some tags have tag information, but others don't. What's the ...
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On the 'Activity' page, inconsistent dates are given for the creation of tag-wikis/excerpts

When on my profile, and going to Activity > All Actions > Posts, I can see a list of all the posts I've ever made listed in chronological order. Here, tag-wikis and tag-excerpts are also ...
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Please create a standard, explanatory tag wiki for the [untagged] tag

Sometimes, questions get the tag untagged. And dozens of such questions languish on many sites in this state for ages. (A review queue was once suggested, though it doesn't seem to have gone anywhere.)...
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Using toolbar on tag editor raises an unnecessary body length check

If you use any of the toolbar items in the tag description editor and the body length is not enough to save the edit, you will get an error notification: This notification should not be raised before ...
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Unable to translate "Insert" and "Cancel" buttons on insert link popup while editing the tag description

Editor used for modifying tag description has an (very) old design. In that design it's not possible to make translations for buttons "Insert" and "Cancel":
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It is now impossible to make a suggested edit to a tag-info

When trying to suggest an edit to a tag-wiki (or to create a new tag-wiki), I get an error saying: "The edit queue is full at the moment - try again in a few minutes!" In theory, it could ...
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When submitting a tag wiki edit from the revision history during the grace period, I get redirected to the site home page rather than to the wiki page

When I make a binding edit to a tag wiki or tag wiki excerpt from the revision history as a 20k+ user during the grace period (editing the individual portion rather than both at the same time), and ...
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The "creation date" shown in the tag-info shows incorrect date (AFAICT the date when the tag-info was created)

The tag-info for a tag contains some stats in the right sidebar. At least in some cases,1 it says: "created .... ago by ". (And the timestamp shows the exact date if you hover above it.) As ...
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The "What are Tag Wikis?" editing help uses "►", creating less-accessible "lists"

Related: "How to Format/Tag" uses "►", creating less-accessible "lists" After the previous feature request was posted and implemented, I realized that there was another ...
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How to follow / get a notification from tag wikis edits

As of 2022, is there a way to follow / watch / subscribe to a tag wiki or to filter suggested edits to only view suggested edits for a specific case, i.e., staging-ground? There are some old feature-...
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Show license info for tag excerpts and wikis explicitly

All user contributions on Stack Exchange are licensed (currently under CC-BY-SA 4.0). Back in 2020, Creative Commons Licensing UI and Data Updates made a change in showing the license explicitly for Q&...
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Unable to submit grace period edits to tag wikis using the "Edit tag info" button; works fine when editing from revision history

Update: The server error I originally described no longer seems to happen. However, it seems that when using the "Edit tag info" button to make and submit a tag wiki edit during the grace ...
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Change "http" to "https" in the tag-info imported for the default tags

On every per-site-meta, there are default tags1 which are automatically created when the site is created. At the same time, the tag-info for some of them is created - although there are a few bugs ...
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Increase margin for rate limit message when editing tag wikis

There is a rate limit for submitting tag wiki edits. When you hit it, the "You can perform this action again in 30 seconds" message appears rather close to the Save edits button: It could ...
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Pluralization issue: "1 tag wiki edits"

There's a pluralization issue in the About page of tags, under "Your Badge Progress", when only 1 tag wiki has been edited: It should be 1 tag wiki edit.
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Tag wiki edit action wording: "This edit clearly improves the post"

I found a wording bug when reviewing a tag wiki excerpt edit: The action options given refer to "the post" where they really should refer to "the tag wiki excerpt" instead, or ...
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Why is [meta-tag:status-planned] not rendered in this tag info?

I have noticed that the tag info for status-deferred on MathOverflow Meta contains the paragraph looks like this: Contrast [meta-tag:status-planned], in which a feature is something that the site ...
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How can a moderator clear a tag wiki or excerpt?

From time to time, we come across plagiarized content in tag wikis or excerpts that we want to delete. Ideally, we'd rewrite it to something non-plagiarized, but we're not subject-matter experts on ...
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In the notification from when our suggested tag wiki edit got approved, include the name of the tag [duplicate]

Currently, when your edit to a post is approved, you'll get a notification in your achievements tab that displays a "+2" followed by the title of the post. For example: +2 The Many Memes of ...
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Provide a magic link to the more detailed tag info page

Currently, as a Sci-Fi moderator, if I want to send a new user to read up on how to use the story-dentification tag in a comment, I have to manually link to https://scifi.stackexchange.com/tags/story-...
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The [broken-link] tag here is being used incorrectly

It seems people are using broken-link to specify broken links, but not within posts as the info/excerpt says. Tag Info For discussing the effects of broken links within posts and comments across the ...
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Tag wiki and profile editors missing control toolbar

When I was trying to create/edit a tag wiki on iOS Chrome/Safari (example), I didn't have a toolbar: Note that the edit summary field is also (usually) missing. After you submit, it auto fills "...
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Suggested edit review tasks are always trying to find the voting element

When I load a suggested edit task that is a tag wiki (including excerpts), I always get this error in the console: Uncaught ReferenceError: votesCast is not defined at Object.u [as success] (full....
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Post a question to generate tag wikis

Over on Sustainability.SE we just issued a call for tag wikis. Historically, we've struggled to generate tag wikis, and those we do have aren't always great. To address this problem (in addition to ...
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Please stop mangling tag wiki excerpts

Currently, tag wiki excerpts are mangled when shown in the tags list. For example, from CodeGolf.SE meta: Not even the prefilled status tags are exempt (status-review): For reference, the excerpts ...
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Info-box on 'Edit Tag-wiki' page overflows when page is scrolled to the bottom

I was recently editing a Tag-wiki when I realised that when I scrolled the page to the bottom, the info-box on the right overflowed and blocked out certain options such as 'Facebook', 'Twitter' and ...
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How to give the creator of a package / framework some elevated rights?

This is a bit of a question with a comment, and a bit of a story. I'm a bit new to meta and getting some downvotes -- if someone wouldn't mind telling me why, that would be great. I just created the ...
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"Too many of your edits were rejected." while trying to add a tag wiki [duplicate]

I am getting the message "Too many of your edits were rejected." while trying to add a tag wiki. Am I banned from such edits? Is the ban temporary or permanent?
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Placeholder text for "Insert hyperlink" is still HTTP, when editing a tag wiki [duplicate]

(This might be something to do with old/new editors, but I'm not sure.) The screenshot below: Shows that the placeholder text for inserting a hyperlink into a tag wiki is still http://, and not https:...
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Is it appropriate to link in a tag wiki to tag-specific discussion forums?

I am quite active on the [huggingface-transformers] tag on Stack Overflow, and quite a lot of questions are relatively implementation-specific (and thus frequently remain unanswered due to their sheer ...
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Tag descriptions on meta not showing even though they're present [duplicate]

On the Arts & Crafts Meta website tags page, some of the tag descriptions don't show up within their frames even though they are present: As you can see, the support tag has a description, but it'...
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Why are tag wiki edits from low-rep users split into two requests? [duplicate]

Some time ago, I suggested an edit to the cypress tag wiki on Stack Overflow, as it was poorly worded and lacking in my view. I made the changes I saw fit, and submitted my suggestion. To my surprise, ...
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Why is the Community User the sole approver of this tag wiki suggested edit?

My suggested edit for the tag wiki of the [login] tag on Literature Meta seems to have been approved solely by the Community User: What gives? I'm not sure if this is a bug or not, so I've tagged it ...
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Pregenerated Meta tag wikis aren't rendered correctly

Some tags on per-site Metas have automatically generated excerpts and wikis. These don't exist as posts until somebody edits them. Four of them link to other tags with the [meta-tag:status-planned] ...
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Use the new "Thanks for submitting an edit" banner for suggested edits to tag wikis

When you've edited a tag wiki or excerpt, you see a banner: Thanks for your edit! This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed. It is formatted in the same way as a regular ...
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Editing an empty tag-info throws an error message: "An error occurred submitting the post."

When creating a new tag-wiki, I have encountered a somewhat unusual error message saying: "An error occurred submitting the post." I have seen some older posts with similar error messages: ...
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What is the purpose of showing score in suggested tag wiki edits?

While reviewing suggested edits, I found that tag wiki edit suggestions have vote score on the left In my understanding the score is for letting reviewer know how important/useful a post is so that ...
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Was the character limit on tag wikis lowered?

On SO, the PHP wiki was a bit... long. Anyways, people love to make minor tweaks when new versions come out. I went to prune some old material, when I got an error stating there was a hard limit of 30,...
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Why do I own this tag, and not Community ♦?

A follow-up from: Do tag descriptions/wikis edit suggestions no longer require two reviews? From the dupe and comments, the tag creator should be Community ♦, why isn't it the case here? Why do I own ...
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Do tag descriptions/wikis edit suggestions no longer require two reviews? [duplicate]

I tried to search for new and active topics on the subject here. As far as I know, only mods can approve tag description/wiki suggestions by placing one vote. By I just approved a suggestion for ...
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Wording of approved tag wiki edits in achievement dialog is confusing [duplicate]

Today I suggested a Tag Wiki and a Tag Wiki Excerpt for shared-accounts. They where both quickly approved, leading to a confusing situation in my achievements dialog. Can we please distinguish ...
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